Roman Soldier, The Armour of God, Ephesians 6:10-20

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Paul wrote Ephesians in Rome in AD60.

This contains an appeal to be strong, and, with the assistance of the Spirit, to fight the power of evil.

Paul near the end of Ephesians wrote the famous words about putting on the whole Armour of God. Which is broken down below to in its seven base components:
1. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist.
2. With the breastplate of righteousness in place.
3. With your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.
4. Take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
5. Take the helmet of salvation.
6. The sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
7. Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the saints.

Ephesians, the 7th letter by Paul and the 9th New Testament Book, was written in AD60.

Background Reading:

Putting on the Whole Armor of God

6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord, relying on his mighty strength. 11 Put on the whole armor of God so that you may be able to stand firm against the devil’s strategies. 12 For our struggle is not against human opponents, but against rulers, authorities, cosmic powers in the darkness around us, and evil spiritual forces in the heavenly realm. 13 For this reason, take up the whole armor of God so that you may be able to take a stand whenever evil comes. And when you have done everything you could, you will be able to stand firm.

14 Stand firm, therefore, having fastened the belt of truth around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and being firm-footed in the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to having clothed yourselves with these things, having taken up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one, 17 also take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 Pray in the Spirit at all times with every kind of prayer and request. Likewise, be alert with your most diligent efforts and pray for all the saints. 19 Pray also for me, so that, when I begin to speak, the right words will come to me. Then I will boldly make known the secret of the gospel, 20 for whose sake I am an ambassador in chains, desiring to declare the gospel as boldly as I should.
Ephesians 6:10-20


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